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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 5 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 11 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 7 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 1 answer

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Is the Miralax Pill as effective as the Miralax Powder? What is the difference?

Posted 16 days ago by mmeighan 0 answers

I have a 12 year old granddaughter with chronic constipation. She hates taking the powder and I think the pill form might be better. Her doctor ordered Miralax powder daily and if she misses a dose her stools are so hard and large she has pain and difficulty having a bowel movement.

Do I need to eat before taking lactulose?

Posted 1 Oct 2017 by Scrappy69 2 answers

Can I see others stories on Trulance?

Posted 16 days ago by Nudgy 0 answers

I was just prescribed 3mg Trulance for chronic constipation & gastroparesis. I'm afraid to even try it. Pls comment on any experiences.

Can I take a laxative at night then Movantik in the morning?

Posted 18 Sep 2017 by Tfootes 1 answer

I once took Movantik back in April, for one month, my first ever dose and had a BM, then took one a day unless I got diarrhea then I'd skip a day, but little to no side effects, so insurance sends me a letter saying no more Movantik it's not on the formulary list, so I had to switch to ...

When does Bisacodyl work?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by mdbarnes59 1 answer

I Morine Barnes have taken prescribed Bisacodyl 1x5mg tablets nightly which have left me constipated vegetarian who drinks plenty of water and do exercise for constipation. I cannot talk to anybody about it and nobody can talk to me i am constipated. Dr RB Chitre GP cares I care. Dr RB Chitre said ...

Magnesium Citrate - How long does it usually take after taking 10 ounces of citrate?

Posted 2 Mar 2017 by Joe Seneca 0 answers

I've been constipated for a week and I took bysodyl how long should it take before the citrate work

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

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